Date: 23rd September 2006 at 5:30pm
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Chester’s barren run of four games without scoring a goal is finally over!

Returning from injury, a late goal from substitute striker Jonathan Walters handed the Mark Wright’s side three vital points to complete a second half rally that saw the Blues come from behind, whilst consigning MK Dons to their first home defeat of the season.

In all fairness, MK Dons dominated the game and after Clive Platt had banged in the hosts opener, we all thought the writing was on the wall. Even when Ashley Westwood cancelled out the Dons lead after the break, a win still looked likely for Martin Allen’s side, who will now be scratching their heads as to just how this one got away.

The second half began in a similar fashion with the Dons firmly on top and forcing Chester back. That said, Chester created the first clear cut chance of the half when Baines was called on to make a sharp save after Lawrence Wilson collected a long ball forward,

Then, with 57 minutes on the clock, Chester levelled the scores when a short corner found its way to Ashley Westwood at the near post, with the former Northampton Town defender finishing neatly on the volley.

With the scores at one a piece, MK Dons still looked head and shoulders above the Blues, but City rallied and their hard work paid off in the 88th minute when former Wrexham striker Jonathan Walters struck to snatch the points.

Walters broke through the Dons offside trap slotting the ball home into the empty net.

MK Dons then threw the kitchen sink at the Blues, but Mark Wright’s men held on to earn three points on their first visit to the National Hockey Stadium.